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Media Misses: CNN’s “Nobody wants Biden” nonsense

New Hampshire's primary proved that the president is in a good position and Trump isn’t

Sharing here the newest installment of the short video series “Media Misses” that I’m producing with Mark Jacob, a former Chicago Tribune editor and author of the excellent “Stop the Presses” newsletter.

Today we’re talking about CNN’s oversimplification—that the contest is about two unpopular old guys. In a classic expression of false equivalency and misunderstanding, CNN’s Abby Phillips claimed that “nobody wants Trump, nobody wants Biden.” Seriously? We take a hard look at this superficial and wrong take on what is factually true.

You can watch our conversation here:


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